Louisa Cann

about 1853–
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Cann was born about 1853, in Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Loran D. Cann, was 46 and her mother, Mary Jane Goudey, was 44. She lived in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Loran D. Cann
1807–1879
Mary Jane Goudey
1809–1900
Adelaide Murry Cann
1830–1920
Louisa Cann
1853–
Mary Elizabeth Cann
1832–1909
Elizabeth Mary Cann
1832–
Harriet Jane Cann
1834–1869
Loran D. Cann
1837–1868
Almira Flint Cann
1840–
Stayley Brown Cann
1843–1921
Miner Chipman Cann
1845–1900
Edward Bennett Cann
1847–1922

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (5)

1871

Age 18

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 56

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 68

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

Name Meaning

1 Reduced form of Irish McCann .2 English: habitational name from Cann, a place in Dorset, named from Old English canna ‘can’, used in the transferred sense of a deep valley, or a topographic name from the same word used elsewhere in southwestern England.3 Americanized spelling of Kann or Kahn .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Louiesa Cann in household of Loran Cann, "Canada Census, 1871"

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